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Human Actions In Romeo And Juliet In the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare two teenagers are controlled by a chain of human actions Act 4 scenes 13 and 5 are a good representation of the web of human actions that cause tragedy between the pair of star crossed lovers prologue One example of human actions being dominant in those particular scenes is Friar Lawrence His actions while being in good intent caused much of the pain for the other characters in the book His first action was to offer his help to the depressed Juliet thinking that maybe he could spy a kind of hope Act 4 sc i ll 68 His actions then led him to think of the fake death which he tells to her Hold then go home be merry Act 4 sc i ll 89 he tells her while he gives her the poison and plans to give Romeo a message describing the plan He doesnt however make sure Romeo gets the message which is probably the most crucial human action in the play The other example of human actions controlling the plot is Juliet In those scenes she acts in ways which seriously affect her life and the rest of the play First she comes to the Friar looking for help I long to die if what thou speakst speak not of remedy Act 4 sc i ll 66-67 is her attitude towards her situation She then accepts the friars solution and decides to take the poison Give me give me Oh tell me not of fear Act 4 sc 1 ll 121 are her words spoken to the friar Her actions here are to be brave and to rush into the plan Her actions are more important than the friars in this scene because she has all the control The friars actions are mostly suggestions and thoughts while her actions are the ones that are
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